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Title Iconoclasm and iconoclash [electronic resource] : struggle for religious identity / edited by Willem van Asselt [and others].

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, ©2007.

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Description 1 online resource (vii, 506 pages, [28] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color).
Series Jewish and Christian perspectives series, 1388-2074 ; v. 14
Jewish and Christian perspectives series ; v. 14.
Note "Second conference of church historians Utrecht; University of Tilburg, faculty of Catholic Theology, Theology Department of Utrecht University."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Word and image : fundamental questions -- pt. 2. Jewish and Christian debates on images until the reformation -- pt. 3. Protestant reformation and Catholic reformation -- pt. 4. Modern times.
Summary In the history of Jewish, Christian and Muslim culture, religious identity was not only formed by historical claims but also by the usage of certain images: "images of God", "images of the others", "images of the self." This work focuses on iconoclastic controversies and their impact on the process of creating religious identity.
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Subject Iconoclasm -- Congresses.
Idols and images -- Worship -- Congresses.
Signs and symbols -- Congresses.
Symbolism -- Congresses.
Identification (Religion) -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Electronic books.
Added Author Asselt, Willem J. van (Willem Jan van), 1946-
Other Form: Print version: Iconoclasm and iconoclash. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, ©2007 9789004161955 9004161953 (DLC) 2007032829 (OCoLC)165082445
ISBN 9789047422495 (electronic bk.)
904742249X (electronic bk.)
9789004161955 (hardback ; alk. paper)
Standard No. 10.1163/ej.9789004161955.i-538